“I’ve been worried about that question — are we alone in this universe? — because I think we’re close to finding it (other life) and making some announcements. … I don’t think we’re prepared for the results. We’re not.”
— Jim Green, Ph.D., Physicist and NASA Chief Scientist since May 1, 2018Click for report.
“Starship is basically an I.C.B.M. that lands. Nothing gets there faster than an I.C.B.M. It’s just minus the nuclear bomb and add landing.”
— Elon Musk, Founder, SpaceX, to NYT about the Starship rocket he’s building in Boca Chica, Texas, to travel to the moon and Mars this coming decadeClick for report.
“This Oct. 15th, 2018, PNAS report is one of the most disturbing articles I have ever read.”
– David Wagner, Ph.D., Prof. of Ecology, Univ. of Connecticut.
“If all humankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed 10,000 years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.”
— Edward O Wilson, Ph.D., Prof. of Biology, Harvard UniversityClick for report.
“Severe declines in common birds, like those shown in this study, tell us something is wrong. Since the 1970’s, we’ve lost three billion of North America’s birds. This is a full-blown crisis that requires political leadership as well as mass individual action.”
— Nicole Michel, Ph.D., Sr. Quantitative Ecologist, National Audubon Society
“We’re making the wrong moves now to sustain nature for the future, and this is an indication that nature is unraveling and that ecosystems are highly stressed.”
— Mike Parr, President, American Bird Conservancy and Co-Author, Science report
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